Old West Austin is home to approximately 4,700 people who work in services, retail and sales professions. Don't limit your search for a new place in the Austin market to just one neighborhood. Have a look at other apartments available in nearby Tarrytown and Town Lake.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
Old West Austin can be distinguished from neighboring Town Lake by average household size. Old West Austin averages 1.59 people per household while Town Lake averages 2.41 people per household. The data regarding the percentage of households with children is more similar, with 11% of households in Old West Austin with children and 16% in Town Lake with children.
Is Old West Austin the right neighborhood for you? A look at how much your future neighbors are bringing in might shed some light. While those who live in nearby Town Lake make an average of $50.1K, Old West Austin residents are raking in an average of $79.1K.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
Finding your bearings in a new place--locating groceries, cleaners and places to relax and have fun--is one of the most basic things all renters do when establishing themselves in a new area. To help in that process, a couple important streets to know in Old West Austin are W 6th St. and W 5th St. It's these streets, in particular, where drinking, dining and recreation is easily found. Our apartment finder tool will take the hassle out of hunting for the address of your dreams.
Wine and dine yourself in Old West Austin with dinner at Zocalo Cafe and drinks at Donn's Depot. Bar hop from Mean Eyed Cat to Third Base, two local drink options, and enjoy refreshing beverages just the way you like them. Subway is located on W 5th St.-- most convenient for when your craving can't be sated by anywhere else.
Take some time for yourself and (literally) work things out without going too far. Nearby health options include Cindy Day Spa and Fitness Headquarters. As for other forms of recreation, boating is a splash at Lake Austin Riverboats.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in Old West Austin, browse the Yelp page.
Bcm Direct and Stubb are just some of the grocery stores in Old West Austin. The stores are both conveniently located near each other on W 6th St. Enjoy the aroma of Sweetish Hill Bakery's freshly baked goods and stop in for a taste on W 6th St. Furthermore, Pastry Queen is located on Orchard St., so your sweet-tooth stomach will always have options.
Residents can take advantage of the many retailers in the Old West Austin area, including Stark David G and Whole Earth Provision Co.
Local School Statistics
Schools near the apartments in Old West Austin are Austin High School, O Henry Middle School and Mathews Elementary School. While this school district information should give you a good idea of your children's school options near the apartments for rent, it's imperative you consult with area school district representatives to confirm the exact schools your children are eligible to attend.
O Henry Middle School and Mathews Elementary School both have low student-teacher ratios. At O Henry Middle School it's 15-to-1 and at Mathews Elementary School it's 13-to-1.
University Of Texas University Charter district has nine elementary schools, nine middle schools and 13 high schools. University Of Texas University Charter School and Austin Independent School District have comparable student-body sizes, however Austin Independent School District has a more favorable student-teacher ratio of 14-to-1. Austin Independent School District has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the University Of Texas University Charter district.